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momentum? >> well, haley barbour and even karl rove have said that sandy, the hurricane, provided a boost for the president. you know, he suspended campaigning for three or four days. he did the right things. he got overwhelming approval for the way in which he cubbed himself. conducted himself, the embrace from chris christie. all that helped him look more presidential and gave him an aura of leadership and that i tragedy in a way was the october surprise. >> at -- and i think that tragedy in a way was the october surprise. >> we saw them stumble badly after that first debate is. that a cautionary tale heading into tomorrow that maybe their support is not as deep and wide as they thought it was? >> you have to realize they've been running an ongoing campaign. they call it organizing for america which was the successor organization to the 2008 campaign. they feel their ground game, their field operation of the concentration on metrics and turning out people will be enough coupled with early voting. >> fox 5 political analyst mark plotkin. ryan and mitt romney will wrap things up in new en
with a winter weather alert. as if sandy wasn't enough, residents in the northeast dealing with a second dose of disaster. 60,000 people lost power today again after yesterday's nor'easter and new york officials are about to make a drastic decision to curb the gas crisis. will thomas joins us now with more. >> the same region devastated by sandy last week just can't get a break, at least not yet. now a nor'easter has made recovery efforts more difficult and snowfall and outages just adds to the problem. it is so bad there is gasoline rationing in new york city and long island. i'll explain how that's working after we look at what's going on. let's roll this. sanitation trucks are clearing piles of debris on staten island, this ighborhood a full mile from the ocean dealing with 12 feet of water, 12 feet, all across the region hundreds of thousands still freezing in the dark. millions of people, yes, got their power back after sandy tore through only to lose it again from the nor'easter. it dumped up to a foot of snow in some parts of new jersey alone. lots of stories of kindness and generosity
jersey, people recovering from sandy are preparing for the worst, a nor'easter. janice dean has the latest. >> reporter: the northeast catching no breaks from mother nature as a nor'easter strikes the region, which is still dealing with the aftermath of superstorm sandy. philadelphia already seeing the affects of the storm with afternoon snowfall. new jersey governor chris christy telling garden state residents to prepare for the worst. >> and i can see us moving backwards. people losing power again, especially inland because of the snow it could happen here as well if there is significant flooding and wind and damage, and we're not going to know until the storm passes. >> reporter: new york city officials encouraging folks to seek higher ground and while closing down all parks and beaches. >> the fdny have 20 task forces outfitted with small inflatable boats, pumps, chain soy a saws and equipment near potential areas and we think we're ready for anything. >> reporter: major airlines canceling flights in and out of the region. united and american both suspending service in the
's time we get a break. first you had superstorm sandy, then the nor'easter and seriously cold temps. gary mcgrady is with us. so, gary are let's hope some warm weather is sticking around.a while. >> will, today we were up to 58 degrees. we're into the 60s for the weekend and at least on monday. it will get cooler after monday. right now, though, we look at satellite picture. it's all fair out there. there are some showers coming into northwestern ohio right now, all indications are that's going to weaken and dissipate. we may see a few high and midlevel clouds early tomorrow morning. the plan for the weekend is this ridge of high pressure really will kind of pump up through the area and keep us protected. that will keep most of the cloud cover going north of us. any chance of rain going to the north of us and maybe more importantly, it will bring in these southerly winds. it will help get temperatures back up to the mild category. i think we're probably going to be up into the middle 60s tomorrow and as we start getting into sunday, we're talking the upper 60s. it would not surprise me on
looms in areas hit hard by first sandy and now that nasty nor'easter. find out what's being done to protect a dwindling supply. >> yeah, a lot going on up there, will. the good news i guess for them, at least in the short term, is this weekend weather. no more nor'easter he is, we're talking lots of sunshine all unand down the east coast. we will have a sneak peek at aur weekend forecast and what we think is going on this evening. a live view of the jefferson. stay with us. fox news at five will come right back. where others fail, droid powers through. introducing the new droid razr maxx hd by motorola. now more than ever droid does. spa r. >>> president obama plans to travel to new york next week following back-to-back storms in the northeast. some people got power on and lost it again. fox's david lee miller has the latest from the commune of sea bright, new jersey. >> reporter: folks frustrated and cold, unable to escape ot crisis of mother nature. gas rationing is a necessity right now. >> oh, my god. it's frustrating. i mean, in the year i have been in new york i have never
. >>> a heart worming story of -- warming story of giving in the wake of hurricane sandy. a lot of people are signing up to feed and house victims. >> reporter: jeannie is a full- time work mother of two but the dinner is not for her family. it's for the martinez'. a family she met a few days ago. >> if i could make an extra two dinners i am going to do that. if i can donate money i will do that. >> reporter: she met them through her friend's facebook page adopt a family hurricane sandy. most of the volunteers and victims are from the jers yes shore. >> there's a lot of volunteers and it's helping people like you and i lydia we are exactly the types of people that have been affected by this. there isn't anyone that was unscatheed so, just the smallest effort has huge returns. >> reporter: jeannie along with hundreds of others have been making meals and donations and friends like maribel. >> i am still in shock you know i know there's good people out there. and i seen it happen to other people now it's happening to us, it feels overwhelming and i am so grateful. >> reporter: she and her fa
hurricane sandy made landfall and some victims say they still haven't sn help from the government and sandy may have ruined some people's chances of getting a good christmas tree, details coming up. >> temperatures are falling, sue. >> we're saying farewell to the warmer days over the weekend. here comes the rain, too, especially in the western suburbs. we're getting some moderate rain. i think it will be around for the morning rush hour. the rest of your forecast i'll have in just moments, brian. >> check out the rundown. we're back. [ dollar ] thas me. l50858544p. but i'm not just a number. i have a purpose. a higher purpose. [ muffled ] have some respect! not good. oh, man. hello? mm, no! finally -- the buck stops here. [ male announcer ] mcdonald's new hot'n spicy mcchicken. tender, juicy chicken with a crispy, spicy coating. at only a dollar, it's spicy, not pricey. but only for a limited time. i'm going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's prac
change to warmer weather in a few minutes. >>> the latest on the clean-up from hurricane sandy, most of new york's public schools and its subway system reopened today. many residents along the northeast are still struggling to recover. nearly 1 1/2 million people are still without lights. it's become a growing problem as the temperature continues to drop. >> somebody has to help us. somebody in the world has to do something because we shunt be like this. this is not right for us to live this way. >> u.s. marines have joined national guard troops to help distribute food and aid to resident. the death toll from sandy has topped 110 people in the united states alone. most of the victims from new york or new jersey. >>> the news edge in virginia, police in alexandria want you to take a good look at this surveillance video. they're looking for two men and a woman who broke into a couple businesses on eisenhower avenue two weeks ago. the suspects first attempted to break into one business, couldn't get in. so they tried and succeeded at two others. police are asking anyone who recognizes t
it's their turn to make a difference in the aftermath of super storm sandy. fox 5 morning news at 7:00 starts right now. >> this is fox 5 morning news. >> wow. good morning to you. it's monday november 12th , 2012. the sun is peaking through the clouds there. >> pretty. >> tucker says it's going to be a nice day at least for a little while. it is monday november 12th. good morning to you. >> and i'm allison seymour. i can't wait another second. what is this going on? >> what else do you need to know? >> i don't have a degree so it's not credible. >> he does have one degree. >> i do have a degree. >> wisdom and i will put this forecast together for you. it's going to be a nice start but if you want the sun enjoy the next couple hours. eventually rain showers associated with our next cold front that is moving through indiana and ohio. not going to rain today but it will start to turn cloudy by late morning and this afternoon. much of your day will fay tour cloud cover. one more very mild day. yesterday we got to 71. today we'll be in the upper 60s. comfortable day. it's a little cool
her reputation is outrageous. >> and in the wake of super storm sandy, the president made his most poignant comments yet on his belief in global warming. >> there have been an extraordinarily large number of severe weather events here in north america but also around the globe. and i am a firm believer that climate change is real. that it is impacted by human behavior and carbon emissions. >> president was also asked wednesday if he briefs he has a mandate. the president says he does and thinks that voters had a clear understanding of the two different paths that both he and mitt romney laid out during campaign. the president added that congress should pay attention to last week's results. in the newsroom, tom fitz gerald, fox 5 news. >>> this is the first press conference he had after being re-elected. before we get to the specific topic, i want to ask you about the president himself. did you think he had a different demeanor or different swagger. >> sean, you are telepathic. you read my mind. i was going to say, he seemed much more relaxed, much more amiable, not the least bit de
, or hurricane sandy, were all of those things factors that tipped the scales in favor of the president. >> everybody likes to pontificate the day after. i'm sure it played a part in it. we'll know in the next few weeks whether all of it played a part in it. for i fact that, if you look at the polling based off of what came out this summer and what came out this fall, mitt romney was defined in the campaign. the romney campaign did not shoot back, did not fight back earlier in the summer. that held. that stuck. the debates pushed him back up but in the end, the obama campaign hay great turnout machine. i mean unprecedented in turnout machine. i oversaw the turnout with bush in the re-elect in 2004 and when you've had five years to build a turnout machine, think about that, the romney campaign had eight months. the obama campaign had five years. we had that same situation in 2004 when we were going against kerry. you have a lot more resource that you can dedicate. you have a better organization. it proved ultimately the victory. >> the next question is, moving forward with the republican
's superstorm and now a nor'easter. some areas already hit hard by sandy are now digging out of record amounts of snowfall. because of the power problems brought on by the snow and high winds yesterday, gas rationing goes into effect in new york city and long island today. many gas stations do not have power to run the pumps. so still trying to clean up all these days later after that storm. >> they've seen it all. >> in the biggest area so to speak, new york and new jersey. >> it is rough. >> are they going to get a break. >> yeah, i mentioned a few minutes ago the weather pattern will do a flip. they won't be quite as warm as we are but all the snow will be melted in a couple of days. let's get to it and show you the storminess from yesterday is departed to the east. we are looking at a very quiet weather pat were here to start your day. ments a little chilly out there. temperatures overnight back into the 30s and low 40s from our region. definitely a jack the here to start your day. but later this afternoon, with bright sunshine, less wind and temperatures in the mid- to upper 50s, it shoul
a close look at parts of new york still devastated from superstorm sandy. it has been two weeks now and still 100,000 people don't have power. people in the neighborhood of belle harbor lost power when the storm ripped through. people working to help those who lost so much say they are not getting help from government agencies. >>> severe flooding and strong wins are still wreaking havoc in italy. boats could be seen being swept away by strong currents. mean many roads are still swamped with water. a 73-year-old man is believed to have downed when his car was submerged in tuscany. torrential rain has caused rivers to burst that i banks and he can possess problems with drainable systems across many parts of northern and central italy. >> does that have anything to do with -- we have abeen doing stories about venice. >> all related in northern italy. that video is what you don't want to do is drive your car through the -- >> oh, yeah. no matter how many times you tell people that, they official do it. >> still going to try. >> turn around, don't drown. i wonder how you say that in ita
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